Monthly Archives: January 2011

GreenLearner GreenThoughts by Amanda

ALL ABOUT PLASTIC BAGS Did you know nearly 1 trillion plastic bags are used worldwide each year.  This equates to 1 million plastic bags being used every minute.  Plastic bags cost U.S. retailers $4 billion a year.  They remain toxic … Continue reading

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STARBUCKS GOES LEED Did you know Starbucks is going green, literally?  Thank goodness their green efforts go beyond the customary discount offered to customers who bring in their own reuseable mug.  Although one should take note, the company goes through … Continue reading

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GREEN OFFICE Reduce the amount of waste your office puts out this year.  By purchasing recycled paper, printing less, and surrounding yourself with earth-friendly accessories, your workplace just got a little greener. Whether it’s 2011 or 2015, this beautiful wooden … Continue reading

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NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION There’s a buzz in the air this time of year.  Much of that is due to the lengthy resolutions each of us make to find rejuvenation in our lives and better health.  Motivation as a whole is … Continue reading

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